A needle was found inside a strawberry in southern Australia, which makes it the fifth Australian state and territory involved in the ongoing fruit sabotage saga.
A customer made the discovery while eating fruit from a Black Label strawberries from Mal on Sunday, South Australian police said.
The basket was purchased at the Klose Foodland Supermarket in Littlehampton, Adelaide, on Saturday.
All remaining stocks are now removed from the shelves and the customer was not injured.
Now sabotaged strawberries have been discovered in South Australia when a fifth customer bites contaminated fruit
The basket of strawberries Mal Black Label was purchased on Saturday afternoon at the Kloses & # 39; s Foodland supermarket in Littlehampton (warehouse)
Where have the contaminated berries been found?
September 9: the man from Brisbane went to the hospital after eating a basket of strawberries with a needle
September 10 – Woman from Gladstone, Queensland finds needle in strawberry
September 12: suspicion of contamination by a "disgruntled former employee"
September 13: thin metal object found in Gatton, Queensland
Three more baskets are contaminated in Tweed Heads, Taree, Guyra and Maitland
Pollution reports in Victoria
September 14: Chantal Faugeras finds a needle in a basket in Wingham
September 15: Coles buyer finds contaminated waste in Engadine, Sydney
September 16: Pollution spreads to South Australia after finding a pin in the Black Label brand of Mal.
Strawberries were found with pins and needles in six brands in five states.
Coles and Aldi supermarkets have removed all strawberries from their shelves throughout the country, except in Western Australia, as a precaution against fears of needle contamination.
The fruits of the Berry Obsession, Berry Licious and Donnybrook Berries brand have retired their strawberries nationally.
The police are also investigating the contamination of the fruit sold by Delightful Strawberries, Love Berries and Oasis in stores in NSW, Queensland, Victoria and ACT.
Mal Black Label, which was involved in the incident on Sunday, has not yet been removed from the shelves of supermarkets.
Wallace Road Berries, the berries brand involved in the last case of NSW on Wednesday, has not been recalled either.
Earlier this week, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk issued a $ 100,000 reward for the concerns of producers and consumers.
On September 9, a man from Queensland was rushed to the hospital after eating the spiked strawberry.
Victoria and police reported Thursday on a suspected copying incident in which a small steel bar was found in a basket in Queensland
Days later, a 10-year-old girl bit a piece of metal inside a strawberry. His mother found three more pins inside the piece of fruit.
Baptized as "food terrorism" & # 39; by the Health Authority and the police have asked the public to take precautions and cut the fruit before eating it.
Consumers have also been asked to bring any contaminated product to their local police station for forensic testing.
Consumers have also been asked to bring any contaminated product to their local police station for forensic evidence.